lexicographer definition

  • noun:
    • one that writes, compiles, or edits a dictionary.
    • person who writes or compiles a dictionary
    • the writer or compiler of a lexicon or dictionary.
    • A compiler of a lexicon or dictionary; one utilized in the creating of a vocabulary or wordbook of a language, and offering definitions, with or without other explanatory matter, in the same or any other language.
    • a compiler or author of a dictionary; a student of lexical part of language

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